Regular hours resumed Sept. 7, 2021

15/10/2021

Ottawa Public Library has returned to regular pre-pandemic hours at most branches as of September 7, 2021 — including Sunday hours at 10 branches and InfoService. Hours are posted at branch entrances and on the Hours and location page of the OPL website.   

 

Carp Branch

18/10/2021

Carp branch will be closed on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 for operational use by the City of Ottawa. Regular service will resume Wednesday,  October 27, 2021 at 10 am. 

Overdrive: Issues with older Apple devices or browsers

12/10/2021

Recent changes by Overdrive and Libby have impacted compatibility with older versions of Apple's mobile and desktop operating systems. Those who use older Apple devices (Mac computers running lower than macOS 10.12.1 and iPhones/iPads running iOS 9) may have trouble using the OverDrive desktop or mobile apps, while Libby is no longer supported on iPhones and iPads running iOS 9.

Carlingwood branch: Elevator out of service

18/10/2021

The elevator at Carlingwood branch is currently out of service. 

Alta Vista branch: Extended curbside service

18/10/2021

Curbisde holds and pick-up service will continue at the back door and parking lot from 10 am to 6 pm until further notice. 

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Storytime Children, contes en famille
Stories and rhymes for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

Sunnyside

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Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

Hazeldean

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:00am

We have scheduled a second course in this popular topic, this time on Wednesday mornings. Learn the basics while discovering fun and unexpected ways of...

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:00am / until Oct 27, 2021

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes, songs and activities for preschool children and a parent/caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on the size...

Orléans

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:10am

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Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de tous âges et un parent ou gardien. *Pour votre sécurité, tous les programmes en personne respecteront la...

Greenboro

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:15am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and their parents or caregivers.* *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending...

Ruth E. Dickinson

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:15am

A family reading together on a blanket
*For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on the size of the space. Participants are expected to remain physically distanced, to...

Beaverbrook

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:15am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers and a parent or caregiver. 19-35 months. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

Centennial

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:30am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes and songs for preschoolers and a parent or caregiver. Ages 3-6. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

Carlingwood

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:30am

A family reading together on a blanket
Join us for stories and rhymes for children under 6 and a parent or caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits...

Greely

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:30am / until Oct 27, 2021

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes, puppets and songs for children ages 0-6 and a parent or caregiver.Registration required. / Contes, comptines, marionnettes et chansons pour les enfants de...

North Gloucester

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:30am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories and rhymes for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending on...

Nepean Centrepointe

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:30am

Join us online for live stories, songs and rhymes, for children ages 6 and under. Click on the green button to launch the program on...

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:30am / until Dec 15, 2021

Contes, comptines et chansons pour les enfants de tous âges et un parent ou gardien. *Pour votre sécurité, tous les programmes en personne respecteront la...

St-Laurent

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 10:30am

A family reading together on a blanket
Join us for stories and rhymes for children under 6 and a parent or caregiver. *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits...

Greely

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 11:00am / until Oct 27, 2021

A family reading together on a blanket
*Pour votre sécurité, tous les programmes en personne respecteront la limite de capacité qui variera selon la taille de l’espace. Tous les participants sont requis...

Beaverbrook

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 11:00am

A family reading together on a blanket
Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and their parents or caregivers.* *For your safety all in-person programs will follow capacity limits depending...

Ruth E. Dickinson

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 11:15am

un grand lapin avec un livre dans les mains assis à côté d'un petit lapin avec le texte Connexions Parents-bébé
Joignez-vous à nous pour des activités de stimulation virtuelles entre parents et leur petit puis partagez vos expériences. Explorez de nouvelles idées faciles et amusantes...

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 11:30am / until Dec 15, 2021

Illustration of book, coffee cup, reading glasses and to-do list on a table
Reading Group #2 is held on the third Wednesday of the month. Registration will be limited to 10 people. Please pre-register online. No drop-ins. *For...

Carlingwood

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 2:00pm / until Dec 15, 2021

Illustration of book, coffee cup, reading glasses and to-do list on a table
Looking to find your new favourite book? Join us at the Beaverbrook Branch for the Fall Book Chat, where we discuss some of our favourite...

Beaverbrook

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 2:00pm / until Oct 25, 2021

Dungeons and Dragons
A complete D&D mini-adventure played over four 2-hour sessions for teens 13-18. Players will play through a complete adventure with pre-generated characters. Come solve some...

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 4:00pm / until Nov 03, 2021

Durant cet atelier sur le thème de l’Halloween présenté par l'Equipe du Maker Mobile uOttawa, les participants utiliseront Scratch, pour créer et programmer un jeu...

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 4:30pm

The virtual awards ceremony will be streamed on Ottawa Public Library Facebook.

Online

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 6:00pm

Crafting tools (needle, thread, glue, scissors, markers)
Join us for an informal gathering of knitting and/or crocheting enthusiasts from beginner to expert. Share your knowledge, ideas and projects in a relaxed social...

Cumberland

Wednesday Oct 20, 2021 at 7:00pm / until Dec 15, 2021